Counting nutrients, not calories, has been my strategy and advice for over twenty years, and I'm happy to see this new study show its effectiveness.
While my favorite avocados are the free ones I get to pick around my house in Hawaii, during off season, there is nothing like the California Hass It's a staple of my diet.
“The only overlapping feature in most of these healthy countries around the world is that they all walk way more than the average American,” said Pasternak. “So really, regardless of what you’re eating, if someone’s walking four miles more than you each day, they’re going to be a lot thinner and live a lot longer than you.”
In America today, you have to be a food detective in order to eat real, healthy food.
The produce on your plate may have been grown with toxic wastewater from drilling & fracking operations -- and the state of California is letting it happen!
Demand an end to toxic wastewater in our food: www.protectcafood.org/petition
“One myth about chemicals is that the U.S. government makes sure they’re safe before they go on the marketplace.” In fact, most are assumed to be safe unless proved otherwise. Of the 80,000 or more chemicals in global commerce today, only a tiny share have been rigorously screened for safety. Even when a substance is retired because of health concerns, the replacement chemical may be just as bad."
There is no one diet that works for all. Each individual has their own unique dietary needs. One person's medicine is another person's poison.